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Email your legislators, protect Knowles-Nelson!


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and show your love for Wisconsin’s land and water.

Knowles-Nelson is Wisconsin’s best kept secret, but it shouldn’t be! We’re proud of all the ways that Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program investments have made our state a beautiful, fun, and healthy place to live and play. Let’s show it off!

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  • Retail fit
  • Tear away label
  • Runs true to size


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Thank you for supporting Team Knowles-Nelson! We want to make it as easy as possible for you and your organization to participate in the campaign to renew the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. We’ve collected some resources to help you promote the campaign, talk to your elected officials, and feature Team Knowles-Nelson campaigns on your own site.

outdoor recreation jobs in Wisconsin
$18 billion
spent annually on outdoor recreation in WI
Knowles-Nelson grants support trail building
2.3 million
annual visitors to the Ice Age Trail
annual environmental benefits per acre protected by Knowles-Nelson
$5 billion
annual outdoor recreation wages
Wisconsin households within 1 mile of a Knowles-Nelson investment
$2 billion
annual ecological value of Knowles-Nelson lands
2.5 million
acres of Wisconsin County Forests

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